Terps for Change



Our Volunteer & Coordinator applications for the Spring 2022 semester are NOW OPEN! Read more about these positions here, or apply at the links below. 

Serve Your Community

Terps for Change is an 8-week, semesterly program in which volunteers serve local organizations in a variety of social issue areas by visiting and working at community service sites once a week. 


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Meet New People

Between site visits and weekly dialogues, Terps for Change facilitates camaraderie and team building among our volunteers and student coordinators.


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Develop Leadership Skills

Terps for Change offers opportunities for students to develop strong and transferable leadership skills through our Student Coordinator and Intern positions.


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Learn more about our program's COVID-19 protocols on our FAQ page. 


  • Gardenside Studying

    On 12/15, 12/16, 12/17, 12/20, and 12/21 from 10:00-5:00pm do your best work in the cozy and quiet conference room overlooking the meditative Garden of Reflection and Remembrance.  Healthy refreshments help you press on to end the semester in a good frame of mind. 

  • Labyrinth Lights

    Garden Chapel and Labyrinth Lighting ceremony at 5:15 pm! Join us from 5-6:30pm for an interfaith labyrinth lighting ceremony, then come indoors for a cup of hot cider and cookies.  Treat yourself to a meditative labyrinth walk by candlelight.  If weather is inclement, the event will be moved to: Wed., Dec. 15, 5 - 6:30 pm  

  • Wind Down Wednesday

    Take a midday break in the multifaith Garden Chapel.  Listen to soothing live music; reflect in a journal; eat a light lunch; go outside to walk the meditative labyrinth.  Drop by 12:30 - 2 pm. Reservations not necessary.

  • "Messages to the Future"

    UMD's TOTUS Spoken Word Experience class will be performing on Zoom for their end of the semester poetry/spoken word event featuring host, Be Steadwell, a musician, filmmaker, storyteller from Washington DC | Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021 | 6-8PM EST. | Register at: https://go.umd.edu/MTF 

  • Honor and Remember Veteran Day Service

    Visit this link to watch the video of the service that took place on 11/11/2021  https://fb.me/e/18HnWTLPO

  • The Stamp Gallery Presents: Yams, Tomatoes, Potatoes, and Plums

    Yams, Tomatoes, Potatoes, and Plums Featuring Works by Esther Bruno Nangala, Naata Nungurrayi, Jeannie Mills Pwerle, Lorna Ward Napanangka, Ningura Napurulla, Angelina Pwerle, Josepha Petrick Kemarre, Kathleen Ngala, Polly Ngale, Lorna Fencer Napurulla, Bessie Petyarre, Judy Watson Napangardi, Faith Butler, Stella Multkatana, Yinarupa Nangala, Tarisse King, and Tilau Nangala  

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